Enterprise Tech News: Microsoft Obtains Cloudyn, AWS Releases New DaaS, Magento Cofunctions With Google Over Progressive Web Apps
07 Jul. 2017 Enterprise Tech News
This week’s tech news roundup features: Microsoft buys an Israeli startup Cloudyn, AWS launches a turbocharged cloud virtual desktop, and Magento collaborates with Google over Progressive Web App.
Microsoft Confirms Cloudyn Acquisition for $50-70M
Microsoft has confirmed that it is acquiring an Israel-based cloud monitoring and analysis firm Cloudyn. According to a Hebrew news publication, Calcalist, the deal is said to be worth between $50 million and $70 million. The terms haven’t yet been officially declared though.
Cloudyn was founded in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 2012 and offers automated Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions to large businesses to track, analyze and organize their cloud applications. These analytics and monitoring solutions helps in improving cloud performance and productivity as well as enabling access to real-time data across many financial and operational metrics.
“The Cloudyn solution will be incorporated into Microsoft’s product portfolio — offering customers the industry’s broadest set of multi-cloud management, security and governance solutions,” said Cloudyn CEO Sharon Wagner.
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AWS Launches A New DaaS Offering
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has launched a new fully-managed and secure Desktop-As-A-Service (DaaS) offering. Amazon WorkSpaces runs on AWS and provides its users with a turbocharged machine that can be accessed over the internet. The DaaS solution includes virtual CPUs, a whopping 16GiB of RAM and 275GB of total storage.
Amazon Workspaces Power bundle is meant for developers, data analyst, and others who require compute- and memory heavy lifting for getting their work done. It offers a Free Tier that allows the first-time users to try the service at zero cost. The Free Tier includes 2 Standard bundle WorkSpaces for up to 40 hours of combined use per month for 2 calendar months, from the time the users create their first WorkSpace.
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Magento Re-Imagines M-Commerce With Progressive Web Apps
Magento, the global leader in digital commerce, is re-imagining mobile commerce to help retail merchants deliver better mobile shopping experiences. It is working with Google to leverage its technical expertise and practical insights to bring the Progressive Web Apps capabilities to its Mobile Commerce platform.
Progressive Web Apps combines the best features of both websites and mobile applications to offer a responsive and friction-less experience of a native application while alleviating the hassle of downloading and installing the app. “Magento is committed to helping our merchants deliver commerce experiences that are on the forefront of digital innovation and has a history of delivering leading mobile commerce capabilities that drive top-line revenue growth,” adds Mark Lavelle, CEO of Magento. “We see PWAs as a natural evolution of the mobile web, and by working with industry leaders such as Google to develop PWAs, we plan to continue to keep merchants ahead of the curve.”
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